South Korean shares ended higher on April 10 as investors scooped up domestic-focused stocks amid concerns over global economic growth. The Korean won strengthened against the US dollar.
The benchmark Kospi advanced 10.83 points, or 0.49 percent, to close at 2,224.39.
Trading volume was moderate at 390.93 million shares worth 4.89 trillion won ($4.29 billion), with gainers outnumbering losers 558 to 258.
The local currency closed at 1,138.60 won against the US dollar, up 3.50 won from the previous session.
By Ram Garikipati and newswires (firstname.lastname@example.org